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Battery Charge Lights Flashing

Discussion in Smart-UPS & Symmetra LX / RM started by Joe , 6/19/2007 4:49 PM
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  • joerockt
    Joe
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    Joe 6/19/2007 4:49 PM

    On one of my SmartUPS 1500's, the battery charge lights are on full and flashing. Never seen this one before. Cant seem to find what it means, anyone know?

  • dirtfoot
    Douglas
    Apprentice
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    Douglas 6/19/2007 4:56 PM (in response to Joe)

    Hi joerockt

    A battery discharged message or a flashing battery bar graph on a Smart-UPS UPS indicates that the reported runtime remaining is at or within 2 minutes of the Low Battery Signal Time. Its basically telling you that within 2 minutes of going to battery power, the UPS will be in a low battery state, and will issue graceful shutdown commands to any computers running PowerChute software, and are configured to monitor this particular UPS.

    If you have increased your load recently, the runtime may have dropped wo within 2 minutes of the low battery signal time. It also could be an aging battery that isn;t providing the runtime it once was able to.

    The knowledge base document below goes into much more detail about the causes and potential solutions for this condition.
    http://nam-en.apc.com/cgi-bin/nam_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1497

  • Waleed
    Waleed
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    Waleed 2 days ago (in response to Douglas)

    battery flash lighting Daer all

    i have the same problem with more than model smart for example SUA750XL

    and i try to download powerchute personal edition but when tray to setup

    please helap me

    W.sayed@compuRoots.com

  • ipicKedawinna
    Angela
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    Angela 2 days ago (in response to Waleed)

    This is not the same issue as the original post at all.

    For an SUA750XL or any other Smart-UPS, you need to use PowerChute Business EditionPersonal Edition, which you are trying to install, is for Back-UPS branded products only. Please remove personal edition, make sure you are using the 940-0024/940-1524 serial cable, or included USB cable connected to your UPS, and try to install PowerChute Business Edition.

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